You have to use amend to change the commit message. Press the commit button and select "Amend latest commit" from the commit options on the right, above the commit message box.
If your commit was already pushed to the server, your push will be rejected afterwards. In this case you have to do a force push from the command line (git push --force) or another Git client that has this option. N.B. Your repository might be configured to reject force pushes. In this case, there is no way for you to change the commit on the server.
Hi, I tried to use ‘Amend latest commit’ and it asks whether I want to replace comment with message from previous commit which made no sense to me in a first moment. Now I see the ‘Amend latest commit’ option remains selected (marked) which I guess means it will take effect when pressing Commit button, correct? I’ll try that on commit messages not pushed to remote repository. I think I won’t try the force push option, I’m still kind of newbie on Git and don’t want to make a mess. Thanks for your replies.
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